Moreno Valley Arrest, Court, and Public Records
Records published for 2017 reveal that the Moreno Valley recorded a total of 7,154 reported crimes. Incidences of larceny-theft were the most common property crime, accounting for 56.5% of total crimes. Burglaries made up 16% of reports while auto-thefts accounted for 16.2%. With 9.45 daily crimes for every100,000 residents, Moreno Valley was safer than 25% of the cities in the country. Total crimes overall decreased by 3%. Property crimes slid by 6% while reports of violent crime increased by 23%.
The Moreno Valley Police Department serves as the major law enforcement agency for the city. Residents can request for public police records at the main office, located at 22850 Calle San Juan De Los Lagos. Interested can also obtain public police records by submitting a completed application form to the city clerk’s office. Completed forms must include the name and contact details of the requesting party as well as the type of record requested.
How to Find Sex Offenders Information
In compliance with state laws, the Department of Justice for the State of California state provides a searchable online listing of registered sex offenders residing in Moreno Valley and other parts of the state. Searches can be made by name, zip code or using a geographic range. The registry contains general information such as the names, address (partial or full) as well as photos of offenders.
How to Get Inmate Information
Information on inmates can be obtained from the Riverside County Sherriff. It maintains an online inmate locator app that requesters can use to search for inmates by name or booking number. In addition, the county sheriff publishes the specific rules and visiting hours for each available facility.
Who Can Request a Police Report
In compliance with California state laws, access to some police reports may be restricted to only authorized applicants. Requests can be made by witnesses or victims of a crime, insurance carriers, or legal representatives of victims.
The Riverside Superior Court provides online access to different types of court records, including criminal, civil and family law cases. Users can search for cases by case number, filing date, or the names of the parties involved. The Court charges a public access fee for name searches. Users must first create an account and then purchase their preferred number of name searches. Residents can also view or obtain copies of records directly by visiting the courthouse at:
Riverside County Superior Court - Moreno Valley Court
13800 Heacock Street, Bldg D, Room 201
Moreno Valley, CA 92553
Phone: (951) 777-3147 (Evictions, Small Claims)
Phone: (951) 222-0384 (Traffic)
It's open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Alternatively, members of the public can obtain copies of court records using the court's online request system.
The Office of Vital Records serves as the central repository for all deaths and births that occur within Riverside County. The office also issues certified copies of birth/death records that occurred during the current and previous year. Residents can obtain certified copies of deaths or births older than two by contacting the County of Riverside Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder.
How to Obtain Divorce Records
Certified copies of divorce decrees can be obtained at the Riverside County Superior Court. To request for a divorce record, requestors must have the case number. Requests may be made in person or by mail.
Submitted applications must include a valid government-issued ID. Accepted photo identifications include a driver license, state-issued I.D, voter’s ID, passport, U.S resident’s card, and military ID. The court charges a $15.00 fee for each certified copy and an additional $15.00 search fee if the case number is not provided.
The Vital Records Office of the California Department of Public Health also maintains marriage and divorce records for Moreno Valley and other parts of the state. The records office issues certificates of record for divorces that were issued between 1962 and 1984. It includes the names of the involved parties, court case number, and the county where the divorce was filed.
How to Obtain Birth/Death Records
The Riverside County Office of Vital Records maintains records for births and deaths that occur within Moreno Valley and other parts of the county during the current and previous year. Residents can obtain birth certificates in person at 4065 County Circle Drive Suite 102, Riverside, CA 92503. To obtain a certified copy of a birth record, applicants must provide the:
Registrant’s full name as stated on the certificate
Registrant’s date and place of birth
Mother’s full maiden name
Certified copies of a death record will require the:
Full name of the decedent
Date and place of death
Mortuary or cremation society that handled the services
Requests for a birth/death certificate can also be made by U.S mail. Requesters will need to submit a completed application form to the:
Office of Vital Records
P.O. Box 7600
Riverside, CA 92513-7600
The office charges $28.00 for copies of a birth certificate and $21.00 for death certificates. Acceptable forms of payment include cash, money orders a personal check. A valid picture I.D is also required.
Birth and death records can also be obtained at the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Vital Record. The office issues certified copies of birth/death records from 1905 till present. Interested parties must submit a completed application form to the:
California Department of Public Health
Vital Records - MS 5103
P.O. Box 997410
Sacramento, CA 95899-7410
The office charges $25 for certified birth certificates and $21 for certified death certificates.